Job Description

LookThink is seeking an open-minded, fast learner, to support our UX information architecture team. We are looking for applicants who are excited about creating user-centric websites, products, and other digital experiences. As a part of the team, you will learn to make UX deliverables, support your UX decisions, and work with teammates to translate any given UX journey into an intuitive user interface. The ability to contribute ideas to the team and execute the ideas of others quickly and competently is key to the success of our projects and our general work style.

Working at LookThink means working in a highly collaborative and communicative environment. Interns should enjoy and value constant interaction, teamwork and a diversity of IA challenges. Our roll-your-sleeves-up mentality means you’ll work on everything from personas to prototypes, to complete website and application UIs.

This is an opportunity to learn by doing from a group of passionate creatives navigating the DCtech world.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients or internal project managers to discuss the vision and requirements of a given project.

  • Assist senior architects with research, whiteboarding, prototypes, user journeys, and other UX deliverables.

  • Inspire and collaborate with co-workers to produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant work for clients.

  • Possess the ability to both work autonomously and as part of a team. We expect that our team members can get their marching orders and go, as well as communicate and collaborate with coworkers and clients.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage one's own time.

Requirements

  • Examples of digital web/product architecture work to be presented and reviewed during an interview.

  • Hands-on experience or extreme interest in creating, wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, user research plans, etc.

  • Experience or interest in using prototyping tools such as UXPin, InVision, Proto.io, or similar.

  • Ability to generate creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset.

  • Experience presenting to and/or communicating directly with end clients (or professors).

  • Comfort/openness to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it.

Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of Sketch and UXPin

  • Ability to create and execute user research plans at various stages of the project.

  • Knowledge or interest in learning more about User Experience and User Interface design principles

  • Understanding of web technologies (HTML & CSS knowledge a plus) and a strong desire to learn more (as all of our projects are web-based)

 

If interested please send resume and portfolio if available to nate.g@lookthink.com.

About LookThink

LookThink is a user experience consultancy based in Washington DC—just south of Dupont Circle—with satellite offices in Denver (CO), Charleston (SC), and Mainz (Germany). We’re a tightly-knit team of energetic problem-solvers (20 strong) that prides itself on bringing a fresh perspective to our clients’ business challenges each and every day. Our clients range from small startups to large Fortune 100 corporations across the commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors. Our niche is the rethinking and enhancement of mission-critical business platforms and software that our clients depend on everyday—from the perspective of the end-user.